"Will You Call This a Fast?"

March 7, 2019

[…] beliefs. Later, I found that this refreshing spirituality was enshrined in the back of the Book of Common Prayer, Article XIV of the 39 articles. It reads, Of Works of Supererogation Voluntary works […]

Sermons That Work

Perhaps Many of Us Will Think…, Lent 1 (B) – 2009

March 08, 2009

[…] because God first loved us. The introduction to the liturgy of Holy Baptism in The Book of Common Prayer states this fact with outstanding clarity: “Holy Baptism is full initiation by water and […]

Public Affairs

The Episcopal Church: Its History and Heritage

February 16, 2010

[…] traditions, and is celebrated in many languages. We uphold the Bible and worship with the Book of Common Prayer. Since the end of the American Revolution (when American Episcopalians became independent from the […]

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Will You Follow?, 2 Christmas – 2021

January 03, 2021

[…] did. Yet God’s sign compelled them to become part of God’s hopeful story. In our Book of Common Prayer, the Christian hope is defined as living “with confidence in newness and fullness of […]


Visit to Church of the Epiphany's Welcome Table

February 24, 2016

[…] my life, and I committed in that moment to be more conscientious in, as the Book of Common Prayer puts it, “commend the faith that is in us.” Another participant noted that, while […]

Youth Ministries

EYE'14 Mission Planning Team Meets, Chooses Theme

November 6, 2014

[…] mission? A. The Church carries out its mission through the ministry of all its members. Book of Common Prayer, Catechism, p 855 Through much prayer, Scripture sharing, and discernment, the EYE’14 Mission Planning […]


Celebrating Baptism

September 19, 2017

[…] – Reflection GuidePDF Download Episode 3: Celebration – Reflection GuidePDF Download Baptismal Service from the Book of Common Prayer Find a Church Contact: Michael Collins Manager, Digital Media Click here Contact: Olivia Greene […]



February 8, 2019

[…] a cadre of mentors (disciplers) who will prepare at least two mentees. We have a booklet detailing its plan, an electronic copy can also be sent. To summarize: Our goal […]

Bible Studies That Work
Bible Study

Bible Study: Epiphany 1 (A) – 2014

January 11, 2014

[…] words? Matthew 3:13-17 Take a moment and read the part of Eucharistic Prayer C ( Book of Common Prayer, p. 372), which asks for “deliverance from the presumption of coming to this Table […]


St. Paul's, Alexandria 200th anniversary dinner

December 16, 2008

[…] of several St. Paul’s ladies, including one who is said to have dropped her Prayer Book down from the gallery onto the head of an offending officer. I wonder whose […]

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